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[audio]Preparing for Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows - Ven. Lobsang Chokyi
This will be a brief introduction to the concept of refuge and the refuge commitments as well as a very brief look at the root bodhisattva vows. Refuge isn't something we say, it's what we do moment-by-moment, it's the state of our mind - it's a continual process that infuses our mind so that we know what to do. How we act with a mind of refuge is what protects us from doing negative things and encourages us to do positive things...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Ven. Lobsang Chokyi; Refuge; Bodhisattva Vows
Downloads: 89
[audio]Bodhisattva Path; Commentary on Vows- Stages of the Path 20060730 - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
Bodhisattva Path Commentary on Bodhisattva Vows Stages of the Path Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa Geshe-la provides a background on the aspiring and engaging bodhisattva vows. The wish to become enlightened to be able to benefit all sentient beings is a powerful aspiration; vowing to never let go of this thought is a wonderful opportunity. Engaging in the bodhisattva acts and refraining from the 18 root downfalls are explained by Geshe Dakpa.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Bodhicitta; Bodhisattva; Bodhisattva Vows
Downloads: 248
[audio]Relating to Buddhist Monks and Nuns - Ven. Losang Monlam
Relating to Buddhist Monks and Nuns As Buddhism permeates our western culture, more and more students are taking ordination. Ven. Robina Courtin provides insight into the role of the sangha (monastics) in our communities, guidance in how to relate and support them in their spiritual life. Ven. Monlam helps us understand the importance of monasticism to keep the Buddhist teachings present.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Monasticsm; Monk; Nun; Vows; Vinaya
Downloads: 268
[audio]A Brief Commentary on the Bodhisattva Vows - Guidelines for Awakening Compassion and the Altruistic Mind - Ven. Lobsang Chokyi
In this 6 week course, Ven. Lobsang Chokyi will review the role of bodhicitta and the bodhisattva vows on the path to enlightenment. She will explain in detail the 18 root and 46 secondary bodhisattva vows, and will also include and explanation of the 4 factors needed to break the root vows. We will learn how bodhisattva vows are lost, how to keep them, the benefits of keeping them and how to restore them if they are broken...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Ven. Lobsang Chokyi; Bodhisattva; Vows
Downloads: 154
[audio]Bodhisattva Path Six Perfections - Stages of the Path - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
Six Perfections Stages of the Path Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa Geshe-la gives the traditional approach to developing the mind of bodhicitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others. Once having gained the realization of bodhicitta, bodhisattvas endure the practice of the six perfections. Here Geshe Dakpa discusses the committments of the bodhisattva path (vows) as well as the first of the six perfections; the perfection of generosity.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Bodhicitta; Wisdom; Six Perfections; Bodhisattva Vows; Six Paramitas; Practice of Generosity
Downloads: 1,892
[audio]Grounds and Path of Secret Mantra 20061011 - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra Restricted to those with Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment. "In brief, the Buddhahood achieved over countless eons, you will attain in this birth, through the most excellent bliss, or the state of Vajradhara." An overview of the structure of the tantric path. Tantra distinguishes itself in particular through a unique combination of method and wisdom, achieved through meditation on the perfect form of a Buddha as completely devoid of true existence...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Philosophy; Mahayana; Meditation; Tantra; Wisdom; Emptiness; Tantric Vows; Commitments; Guru
Downloads: 170
[audio]Grounds and Path of Secret Mantra 20060920 - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra Restricted to those with Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment. "In brief, the Buddhahood achieved over countless eons, you will attain in this birth, through the most excellent bliss, or the state of Vajradhara." An overview of the structure of the tantric path. Tantra distinguishes itself in particular through a unique combination of method and wisdom, achieved through meditation on the perfect form of a Buddha as completely devoid of true existence...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Philosophy; Mahayana; Meditation; Tantra; Wisdom; Emptiness; Tantric Vows; Commitments; Guru
Downloads: 198
[audio]Grounds and Path of Secret Mantra 20060906 - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra Restricted to those with Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment. "In brief, the Buddhahood achieved over countless eons, you will attain in this birth, through the most excellent bliss, or the state of Vajradhara." An overview of the structure of the tantric path. Tantra distinguishes itself in particular through a unique combination of method and wisdom, achieved through meditation on the perfect form of a Buddha as completely devoid of true existence...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Philosophy; Mahayana; Meditation; Tantra; Wisdom; Emptiness; Tantric Vows; Commitments; Guru
Downloads: 288
[audio]2008-05-17 Victoria Austin Same-Sex Marriage - Victoria Austin
Rev. Victoria Austin speaks on this week's California Supreme Court decision affirming the legitimacy of same-sex marriage. "Buddhism is about liberation from conventional designations...."
Keywords: Hartford Street Zen Center; Soto Zen; Dharma Talk; Victoria Austin; Same-sex marriage; gay marriage; California Supreme Court; marriage vows
Downloads: 299
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